Spelman College

Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

Address350 Spelman Lane SW
School Websitewww.spelman.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
Level of StudyUndergraduate

Spelman College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Atlanta, Georgia that offers undergraduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is bachelor's degree.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Spelman College was $25,151, in addition to fees of $3,913. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Spelman College.

Spelman College has a 75% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Spelman College acceptance rate is 39%. To put this into perspective, 3,718 of the 9,451 students who applied to Spelman College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Spelman College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Spelman College had an SAT score between the range of 1,080 and 1,220. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Spelman College was between 22 and 26 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Spelman College as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Spelman College, the tuition for in-state residents is $25,151. Combined with fees of $3,913, room and board costs of $13,865, other expenses of $7,000 and the $3,000 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $52,929.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $29,064 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Spelman College to $52,929 for out-of-state students.

Students at Spelman College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Spelman College was $5,265 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 45%.

Spelman College Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio11:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Spelman College.

Spelman College has a good gender split, with 100% of undergraduates being female and 0% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 76% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 23% of students come from in-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Spelman College is 11:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Spelman College to thrive in your studies.

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